Derek Fisher


Locked on Women’s Basketball: Can the Sparks fly?

By The Next / June 21, 2022

Alex and David discuss the changes and potential improvements for the Sparks

Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher stands in front of the scorer's table, looking out towards the court with his arms crossed

LA Sparks part ways with Derek Fisher

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / June 9, 2022

After getting off to a slow start, the Sparks decided to move on from head coach and general manager Derek Fisher

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart (30) follows through as she watches her shot fall. Atlanta Dream forward Naz Hillmon (00) runs in front of Stewart towards the basket.

Daily Briefing — June 8, 2022: LIGHTNING PROTOCOLS — Healthy Seattle Storm wrap home stand with win over Atlanta

By Isabel Rodrigues / June 8, 2022

Ionescu shines in New York’s victory against Minnesota

Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher stands in front of the scorer's table, looking towards the baseline and holding out one arm while making a "horns" symbol with his hand

Los Angeles Sparks fire head coach/GM Derek Fisher

By Isabel Rodrigues / June 7, 2022

Fred Williams to serve as interim head coach

Chiney Ogwumike and Los Angeles Sparks thumbnail

Locked on Women’s Basketball: The Importance of Chiney Ogwumike, Derek Fisher speaks, Los Angeles Sparks ready

By The Next / May 6, 2022

“Chiney is a better catch-and-shoot perimeter shooting player than most people think … it is something we want her to explore more”

Liz Cambage

How the Los Angeles Sparks pulled off a whirlwind free agency

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / February 6, 2022

Liz Cambage, Chennedy Carter headline the Sparks’ unexpected flurry of moves


Sparks fall short in quest to make the playoffs

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / September 20, 2021

After getting the help they needed from other teams, the Sparks couldn’t finish an improbable run to the postseason

Sparks’ playoff hopes take a dive with loss to Connecticut

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / September 11, 2021

While Los Angeles is still mathematically alive in the playoff race, its most recent loss put a serious dent in that goal.

Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike dribbles with her left hand as a Connecticut Sun defender stands about an arm's length away.

Why Sparks are struggling to win on the road

By David Mendez-Yapkowitz / September 1, 2021

Rebounding remains a major issue